42 reviews
2007 Nissan Maxima
2007 Nissan Maxima
Available Price Range $4,006-$10,802 Trims2 Combined MPG 24 Seats 4-5

Our Take on the 2007 Nissan Maxima

Our Take

Nissan says the grille, hood, bumper and headlights on the 2007 Maxima are new — in short, nearly everything in front of the A-pillars. The new sheet metal makes the car look much more menacing than last year's model, but its bark is worse than its bite.The Maxima's six-speed manu... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Side-impact crash-test ratings
  • Rear visibility
  • Roominess
  • Turning radius

Notable Features

  • Updated for 2007
  • Standard CVT automatic
  • Standard 255-hp V-6
  • Six standard airbags

Reviews

Our Expert Reviews

Nissan's flagship sedan, the Maxima, entered its sixth generation for 2007 with a new exterior, a much more-refined interior, and a list of new features that help position this car at the top of the large sedan heap. If you're among those who think of the Toyota Avalon first when considering a large Japanese-brand car, think again: Maxima offers the roominess and comfort of an Avalon... Read full review for the 2007 Nissan Maxima

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Consumer Reviews

4.6

Average based on 42 reviews

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A great car to own and drive

by Gus from Miami, FL on November 1, 2006

I just bought a Maxima (SL, sunroof, nav, pref package). I had an Altima V6 before, which seemed to have a more powerful acceleration probably because with a same engine was a lighter car. It is ext... Read Full Review

2 Trims Available

A trim is a style of a vehicle model. Each higher trim has different or upgraded features from the previous trim along with a price increase. Learn more about trims

Trims Explained

When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up.


It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, or that you’re not overpaying for features you don’t want.

Safety

Crash-Test Reports

IIHS Ratings

Based on Nissan Maxima 3.5 SE

Moderate overlap front
G
Side
M

IIHS Ratings

Based on Nissan Maxima 3.5 SE

G Good
A Acceptable
M Marginal
P Poor

Moderate overlap front

Chest
G
Head/Neck
G
Left Leg/Foot
G
Overall Front
G
Restraints
G
Right Leg/Foot
G
Structure/safety cage
G

Side

Driver Head Protection
G
Driver Head and Neck
G
Driver Pelvis/Leg
A
Driver Torso
P
Overall Side
M
Rear Passenger Head Protection
G
Rear Passenger Head and Neck
G
Rear Passenger Pelvis/Leg
G
Rear Passenger Torso
G
Structure/safety cage
M
Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) is a nonprofit research and communications organization funded by auto insurers. IIHS rates vehicles good, acceptable, marginal or poor based on performance in high-speed front and side crash tests. IIHS also evaluates seat/head restraints for protection against neck injuries in rear impacts.

NHTSA Ratings

Based on Nissan Maxima 3.5 SE

Overall Rollover Rating

NHTSA Ratings

Based on Nissan Maxima 3.5 SE

Overall Rollover Rating
Driver's
Passenger's
Front Seat
Rear Seat
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is part of the U.S. Department of Transportation. NHTSA provides vehicle safety information such as front- and side-crash ratings and rollover ratings. Vehicles are rated using a star rating system from 1-5 stars, with 5 being the highest.

Recalls

There is currently 1 recall for this car.


Safety defects and recalls are relatively common. Stay informed and know what to do ahead of time.

Safety defects and recalls explained

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